SILS News

May 5, 2014
Demetria Tucker (MSLS '78), senior family and youth librarian at the Pearl Bailey Branch Library in Newport News, Virginia, will receive the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumna Award for 2014 at the School’s...
May 5, 2014
On Sunday, May 11, 2014 the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will conduct its spring commencement ceremony and celebration for students who have completed their degree requirements. Ceremony The SILS ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham...
May 1, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, NC - A new degree program that focuses on biomedical and health informatics at the master’s level is now available through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Graduate School. The Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics is...
April 30, 2014
You voted and the nominations are in for your favorite teachers. Based on the judging criteria of teaching excellence, innovation, classroom instruction and mentoring skills, you have nominated the following faculty members for the 2014 Deborah Barreau Award for Teaching Excellence. Jaime Arguello...
April 30, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is seeking student applicants interested in contemporary art, archives and preservation to identify, organize and care for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina. “Learning from Artists’ Archives: Preparing Next...
April 29, 2014
The first in a series of children’s books about rescue animals has been published by Kelly Johnson Lee (ABJM '03, MSIS ‘05), an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication...
April 28, 2014
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries has selected Virgina Ferris as one of three new fellows for the NCSU Libraries Fellowship program. Ferris, a graduate student of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will begin...
April 25, 2014
The founder and moderator of the popular JESSE listserv, Gretchen Whitney (MSLS ‘75), alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSchool of Information and Library Science (SILS) and retired professor of the University of Tennessee Knoxville School of Information Sciences, passed...
April 24, 2014
A graduate student of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship. Kathryn McNamara, a student in the Master of Science in Library Science...
April 24, 2014
The iRODS Consortium announced the release of iRODS 4.0, a sustainable and production-oriented version of the iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System) data management platform. iRODS is a popular, highly configurable, open source technology used in high-demand production sites around the world...
April 23, 2014
Summer will be an adventure in Europe for two graduate students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS).  Meredith Hale and Julie Stivers have been selected as winners of the 2014 Baker & Taylor Scholarships for summer seminars...
April 21, 2014
Marla Sullivan (BSIS ‘12), an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has recently earned a new position as production associate at the UNC William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. “In this position, I...
April 21, 2014
Dr. Cassidy R. Sugimoto (MSLS ‘07, Ph.D. ‘10), alumna of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and assistant professor at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington, has been selected to...
April 17, 2014
Joshua D. Hager, (MSIS ’13) recent graduate of  the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), and correspondence assistant at the State Archives of North Carolina, is the recipient of the Theodore Calvin Pease Award...
April 16, 2014
It was a perfect day for a marathon. The sky was Carolina blue, temperatures were cool and more than 12,500 people were in Raleigh to join in on the first ever Raleigh Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon and marathon race. At each mile marker, musicians with rock and other type of bands...